Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Tag Archives: Telecoms

New $250 million Dubai tech fund to target 15 investments

The new $250 million technology investment fund launched on Wednesday by Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) will invest in about 15 companies, including a number of its existing portfolio companies, CEO Walid Hanna has said. Speaking to Zawya on the sidelines of the launch in Dubai, Hanna said he was “absolutely confident” of being able to source enough investible businesses. …

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Ericsson & Ooredoo showcase innovation in the Networked Society at ITU Telecoms World 2014

Ericsson participates in ITU Telecoms World 2014 as a key partner of Ooredoo Qatar and Ooredoo Group •At ITU Telecoms World 2014, Ericsson reveals what the Networked Society could look like, with demonstrations of Machine to Machine, Connected Car, Connected Paper, and Smart Metering. Life in the Networked Society, where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their …

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Etisalat Wins Three CommsMEA Awards

Awards include the Telecom Deal of the Year, as well as the Overall Mobile Operator and the African Mobile Operator Etisalat Group collected three prestigious awards at the 9th Annual CommsMEA Awards, which took place at Sofitel, The Palm in Dubai. Among the awards Etisalat received was the Telecom Deal of the Year award, in honor of the group’s acquisition …

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Virgin Mobile switches on next generation mobile service in Saudi Arabia, making national and regional telecoms history

Innovative 3 SIM welcome pack, prepaid and postpaid plans now available throughout the Kingdom, Virgin Mobile stores open doors to the public Virgin Mobile today announced the switch on of its next generation mobile service in Saudi Arabia, making Virgin Mobile numbers active and Virgin Mobile pre-paid and post-paid plans available across the Kingdom. The switch-on marks the final stage …

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Ten times more data with vodafone

Vodafone Prepaid customers can now enjoy ten times more data with all Vodafone Internet Cards that are activated as of the 31st of October 2014. Vodafone customers will be able to surf, browse and download their favourite videos or music like never before with ten times the usual data allowance. Vodafone customers will be able to get this great deal …

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Future unveils new set of mobility solutions at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai

The GCC’s leading Technology Company showcasing its high tech services at the region’s biggest technology event The region’s leading technology company, Future – a part of the publicly listed Future Group (FUTURE.KSE), is one of the key participants at GITEX Technology Week currently ongoing in Dubai, where its mobility division is showcasing its range of high tech mobility solutions that …

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Mobily is the ICT Sponsor of Telecoms World Middle East 2014

Mobily is officially sponsoring the “Telecoms World Middle East 2014” Forum which will be held between 29 and 30 September in Dubai, UAE. This event -in its 10th anniversary- is considered as one of the largest gathering of wholesale service providers and operators in the region, attended by more than 750 participants from all over the world, and is attracting …

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Jumia responds to Africa’s growing mobile market

The mobile market in Africa is growing rapidly, with mobile subscriptions on the continent increasing by almost thirty times in the space of eleven years, from fewer than 25 million in 2001 to over 720 million in 2012. Online retailer Jumia has recognised the need to cater to this growing market, and has now seen over 100,000 downloads of its …

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Mobile phones to exceed human beings in 2014

There will be 7.3 billion mobile phones on the planet by the end of this year but ding* CEO, Mark Roden warns this might not be as good as it sounds. Mobile phones will reach a staggering 7.3 billion by the end 2014 – meaning for the first time in history there will more mobiles than humans, reports Silicon India. …

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TMT Innovation Award shortlists for Middle East North Africa announced

Seven companies have been selected for the shortlist for the TMT Innovation Award 2014 for TMT Finance MENA 2014 Awards, recognising outstanding telecom, media and technology (TMT) companies, financial institutions and advisers. Regional telecom operators Etisalat of UAE, Ooredoo of Qatar and Zain of Kuwait were selected for products and services in super-fast broadband, content and mobile applications, and 4G …

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